Full-Time MBA

Pursuing a Career in Finance

February 20, 2018

12 P.M. - 1 P.M. CT

Join us for a live chat with Chicago Booth current students and Career Services staff. Get your questions answered from students who are pursuing careers in finance services and investment banking. Ask about the resources available to help students learn about, prepare for, and land jobs in finance services and investment banking. Find out about curricular choices, school resources, student groups, peer and alumni mentorship, recruiting preparation and more. 

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Chat Panelists:

June Choong , Current Student
June Choong is a second-year student at Chicago Booth June is a second-year student at Booth pursuing a finance and accounting concentration. He studied engineering at Cornell University before working for four years with Deloitte Consulting in New York. After Booth, he plans to join Evercore as a full-time investment banking associate. June was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. Outside of school, he enjoys squash, basketball, and catching up with friends.

Yan Zhang , Current Student
Yan Zhang: Second Year student at Chicago Booth Yan is a first-year student at Chicago Booth, pursuing concentrations in analytic finance and strategic management. Yan received his B.A. in business/economics from UCLA and started his career in investment banking at Imperial Capital before transitioning to buy side equity research at Capital Group, where he covered luxury goods, household products, and large cap banks. At Booth, Yan is actively involved in the campus community as Cohort President and future LEAD Facilitator.

Janice Farrar , Associate Director, Relationship Management
janice Janice Farrar, Associate Director, Relationship Management, manages established on-campus corporate relationships in the advertising, consulting, consumer packaged goods, household & personal products, healthcare/pharmaceutical and retail industries. She assists companies with their recruiting strategy. Ensuring companies maximize their time and resources while on-campus in an effort to secure Booth talent for their organizations.

Heather Packo , Senior Associate Director, Career Management
Heather Packo provides career coaching to Full-Time MBA students and designs and facilitates innovative career programming for Chicago Booth students. As a Certified MBA Career Coach, she works with students to create partnerships that lead to increased career success and satisfaction. Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Heather served as the Director of Academic & Career Management at Northwestern University, also holding positions at various institutions of higher education including Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Emerson College. Formally, Heather served as a Music Industry Executive at Sony Music Entertainment.
Heather earned a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University and a Master of Arts from The Ohio State University. She has also completed coursework from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.